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Typical Summer Weather Saturday; Stormy Weather Possible Sunday Through Tuesday

By on July 19th, 2014

An upper level trough approaching North Florida will pull deeper tropical moisture in over our area that will push rain chances up significantly this weekend and into the start of the last week of July. Saturday Ridging over the area … Continue reading

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Hope You’ve Enjoyed the Dry Weather; Storms Return For the Weekend

By on July 18th, 2014

After some stormy and dreary weather Tuesday and Wednesday, North Florida experienced an unusual influx of dry air Thursday. We saw mostly sunny skies, and felt that humidity drop just a bit for Thursday afternoon. For Friday, most areas will … Continue reading

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Heat Indices Soar Through Tuesday; Soggy Weather May Bring Relief Wednesday

By on July 12th, 2014

We saw some gloomy weather Friday and Saturday here in North Florida, with widespread, strong thunderstorms. On both days, rainfall totals neared or surpassed 2 inches in some locations, and many areas saw flooding. Flood advisories and warnings were issued … Continue reading

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Active Weekend of Storms Ahead for North Florida

Saturday Morning Update: A trough stationed over the area and a weak area of low pressure just off the coast of Jacksonville will work in tandem to produce some stronger storms today, especially in the along and east of the … Continue reading

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Scattered Storms Possible Through Monday; Slightly Drier Midweek

By on July 5th, 2014

A disturbance off the Atlantic coast of Jacksonville will bring some scattered showers and thunderstorms to portions of North and Central Florida this afternoon, moving from east to west. Some of these storms will be strong in nature, with heavy … Continue reading

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Hot and Possibly Stormy for Fourth of July Weekend

By on July 4th, 2014

A trough descending from the north will stir up some afternoon showers and storms this Independence Day weekend in North Florida. We saw some isolated, but locally strong storms move from west to east on Friday afternoon, putting a damper … Continue reading

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Hot and Possibly Stormy Week Ahead

By on June 29th, 2014

A ridge of high pressure in the Gulf of Mexico kept most areas of North Florida dry on Saturday and Sunday, but with the dry weather came a surge in heat indices. Heat indices for both Saturday and Sunday in North … Continue reading

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Update: Straight-Line Winds Damage Homes and Businesses in North Florida Sunday

Update:  The National Weather Service confirmed to WRUF Weather that the damage from Sunday’s storms was a result of downburst winds and not a tornado.  Dr. David Prevatt, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering for the … Continue reading

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Update: Welcome Break in Rain and Humidity Starts Late Monday

UPDATE:  We’ve added a chance of showers to the forecast Monday, primarily between 10am and 3pm.  The front mentioned below has been pushing in a little slower than previous forecast data had suggested, and we likely will have one more … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Tuesday, Much Cooler Wednesday

We’ve enjoyed a long stretch of warm, dry and mainly sunny weather for nearly a week in North Florida.  And it won’t be long until we’ll be wishing for a cold front to bring relief from heat and humidity.  However, … Continue reading

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